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Carborundum

Car`bo`run´dum   Pronunciation: kär`bô`rŭn´dŭm
1.A beautiful crystalline compound, silicon carbide (SiC), consisting of carbon and silicon in combination; - also called carbon silicide. It is made by heating carbon and sand together in an electric furnace. The commercial article is dark-colored and iridescent. It is harder than emery, and is used as an abrasive.
Noun1.carborundum - an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals
abradant, abrasive, abrasive material, trademark
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Carboniferous age
Carboniferous formation
Carboniferous period
carbonisation
carbonise
Carbonite
Carbonization
Carbonize
carbonized
carbonnade flamande
Carbonometer
carbonous
Carbonyl
Carbonyl chloride
carbonyl group
carbonylic
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carborundum cloth
Carbostyril
Carboxide
Carboxyl
carboxyl group
carboxylate
carboxylic
carboxylic acid
carboxymethyl cellulose
Carboy
Carbuncle
Carbuncled
Carbuncular
Carbunculation
Carburet
Carburetant
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